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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rlafave69, Jan 11, 2014.

  1. rlafave69

    rlafave69 Hatching

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    I'm new here my name is Ryan I live way out in the country and I'm trying to pick a few breeds of chickens that are alert and can dodge predators and such. As well as good sitting hens
     

  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. rlafave69

    rlafave69 Hatching

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    Thank you !
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    [​IMG] you've received some good advice here, good luck to you!
     

  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I wouldnt count on any breed of chicken to be able to dodge predators - that's why they are "prey" animals and predators eat them.
     
  8. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    You may find a breed that is alert and a good flier to avoid ground based attacks during the day, if they have lots of access to trees and cover. They may even dodge the occasional aerial assault. However, when the sun goes down and they are all huddled on their roosts, the buffet is open. It is up to you to keep the predators out.

    Welcome to BYC!
     
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    The best way to dodge predator's is to lock them in a coop [​IMG]
     

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